purna yoga meditation Tag

Meditation is the art of focusing. In Heartfull Meditation, we use our hands, the breath and our imagination to focus on different parts of our body, to visualize light in the body, and to feel beautiful feelings in our heart center....

  As some of you know, Whitney and I took to the road at the beginning of August with our senior shih tzu, Orson, and our newly-adopted pup, Edie.  We traveled to Missouri for Whitney's parent's 50th wedding anniversary celebration. As I posted earlier, traveling gives...

"Without the sustained intention of focusing on the present, and calming the mind, going to a yoga class is literally just going through the motions." - "Yoga: Changing the Brain's Stressful Habits" by Alex Korb, Ph.D from his PreFrontal Nudity column for Psychology Today I found this...

I don't know if this happens often in my kitchen, and I can't figure out what exactly comes together as the sun streams through the windows to make this shape, but at 10:08 this morning, a heart made of sunshine appeared on my kitchen floor. I'm...

[caption id="attachment_619" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Mindfulness Coach Chade-Meng Tan[/caption] I'm still not sure what I think of this entire article from Wired Magazine but I find this quote very interesting and his instruction reminiscent of Purna Yoga meditation techniques. "As before, Meng’s voice lowers and slows to a...

Ruts, grooves, patterns, habits.  We all have them.  My husband likes to tease me when while driving to one location, I, on the virtue of habit alone, inadvertently turn away from my intended destination to follow instead one of my more typical driving paths. Whenever...

I wake up at 6:45 am every weekday morning.  The alarm goes off and I immediately get out of bed.  If I don't do this, I will sleep until 9. I get a cup of hot water with lemon (my morning ritual since ditching coffee...